Music History for

December 30


1566 - Composer Alessandro Piccinini was born.

1756 - Composer Pavel Vranicky was born.

1853 - Composer Andre-Charles-Prosper Messager was born.

1859 - Composer Josef Bohuslav Foerster was born.

1904 - Composer Dmitri Borisovich Kabalevsky was born.

1962 - In Nashville, TN, Brenda Lee's home was destroyed by fire.

1979 - Emerson, Lake & Palmer announced their break-up.

1999 - George Harrison and his wife were attacked in their home during a robbery. Though, Harrison was stabbed in the chest four times, he and his wife were able to subdue the assailant until police arrived.

2002 - In Tucson, AZ, Diana Ross was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving.